National Interests: Priorities and Security

Evaluating the financial position of entities to ensure their economic security

Vol. 14, Iss. 1, JANUARY 2018

Received: 10 November 2017

Received in revised form: 26 November 2017

Accepted: 12 December 2017

Available online: 16 January 2018


JEL Classification: C13, P25, R12, R58

Pages: 78–96

Fedotenkova O.A. Central Russian Institute of Management, Branch of Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration, Orel, Russian Federation

ORCID id: not available

Importance The research substantiates the importance of corporate financial position assessment by indicator to identify factors influencing the entity’s economic security.
Objectives The research forms mutually related sets of indicators to evaluate the financial position and economic security of entities. I search for, and identify influencing operations management factors.
Methods The research relies upon monograph, abstraction-logic, scientific generalization and graphic methods.
Results I present scientific approaches to such categories as the financial position and economic security of the entity. I also propose a scheme for assessing the entity's economic security by evaluating its financial position and risk-exposed operations in line with risk identification timeliness. Tracing the relation between indicators of financial position and economic security, I assess and analyze some indicators pertaining to the entity operating in metallurgy within three reporting periods.
Conclusions and Relevance The proposed approaches to evaluating the financial position and economic security, and respective indicators help identify drawbacks in financing, operating, productive and economic activities. The proposed technique may prove helpful in various sectors.

Keywords: economic security, financial position, financing activity, operating activity


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